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Rough Sleeping Coordinator

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £17 - £19 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    JR-162

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    30 Oct 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-10-01

Rough Sleeping Coordination
 
Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for somebody with extensive experience in Rough Sleeping Coordination to join the team of a Borough Council in London.
 
 
MAIN PURPOSE
 
To provide “Navigation” or “Coordination” to help individual rough sleepers with the most complex needs to move away from rough sleeping, by assisting clients to navigate through networks of provisions in order to identify and access appropriate advice, support and accommodation services.
 
To ensure the successful delivery of the Council’s Rapid Rehousing Pathway funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), working as a team with the Tenancy Sustainment Officer, and contributing to the successful delivery of other MHCLG funded projects including the Rough Sleeping Initiative (RSI) and Migrant Rough Sleepers Integration Project through the Controlling Migration Fund (CMF).
 
 
Knowledge & Experience
 
Knowledge of rough sleeping, homelessness and an understanding of relevant good practice and legislation
 
Experience of working with clients with complex support needs and has the right values such as compassion, resilience, aspiration and a belief in change.
 
Experience working in the fields of homelessness, criminal justice, substance misuse and mental ill health.
 
Experience delivering interventions for clients with complex support needs          
 
Experience of multi-agency joint working in a rough sleeping, homelessness, housing-related support, social care or related services
 
Experience of advocating for change at partner agencies to assist clients.
 
Experience of working with in a customer-focused setting and ability to maintain customer relationship and deal with customers with discretion.
 
 
If you would like to apply for this position please send a CV or call 01772 428186 and ask for Jordan for more details.